Birth trauma/post partum depression

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Birth trauma/post partum depression
Gave it its own post :-D Hope that is not too forward.
Also updated first link.

*Shattered Assumptions* by Janoff-Bulman
-trauma when you or your child was in danger during birth and thing went different than expected

*The Hidden Feelings of Motherood* by Kendall-Tackett
*Rebounding from Childbirth* by Madsen.
-depression, anxiety, or PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) after traumatic childbirth

An organization supporting women who have experienced birth-related trauma is hosted by the organization called "TABS" (Trauma and Birth Stress) out of New Zealand. Their site can be found at http://www.tabs.org.nz/

In the US and Canada, an organization called "Postpartum Support International" (PSI) can be found at http://www.postpartum.net. On the PSI site, you can find a list of mental health therapists trained to support women in the perinatal period, as well as list of support groups by region.

Healing Wounded Mothers

Wounded Mothers: Healing

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RE: Birth trauma/ost partum depression
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Arghhh.... please correct title :-)
Thanks.
maria.

Henci Goer

RE: Birth trauma/post partum depression
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Done! -- Henci

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